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Assistant Professor, Biological Psychology

The Department of  Psychology at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2024.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values.

The Position
The candidate’s area of specialization will be in biological psychology. Responsibilities will include teaching a subset of courses within our undergraduate and graduate program specific to the candidate’s area of expertise.  Other duties include committee work at the department, community, or professional level. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for supervising and chairing graduate student theses in the Clinical Psychology and/or Health Psychology MA programs. The candidate is expected to establish and maintain an active research laboratory that involves students; the area of research is open within the field of biological psychology. Candidates should have a demonstrated potential of use rodent model systems in their research, along with low-cost approaches to neuroscience research.

Position: Assistant Professor, Biological Psychology
Organization: California State University, Dominguez Hills
Location: Carson,  CA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 8/13/2023
Date Posted: 9/13/2023


Required Qualifications 

  • Applicants must have experience in working with students from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
  • Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Psychology with an emphasis in biological/neuroscience, or related fields.  Applicants who are “ABD” will be considered; however, the doctoral degree must be completed prior to employment.
  • The applicant must have research experience (i.e., peer reviewed publications and/or externally funded grants) and experience mentoring graduate and/or undergraduate students.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Applicants should have evidence of effective teaching and other instructionally-related activities.
  • The applicant should have an active research program with a record of peer reviewed publications and potential for generating external funding.
  • Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to contributing to a collegial and collaborative work environment.
  • Applicants should have experience in or demonstrated commitment to service at the department, university, community, or professional level
  • The applicant should have experience researching non-human animal model systems.
  • Preferred applicants should have experience with low-cost approaches to neuroscience research, including (but not exclusive to) use of invertebrate model systems, ex vivo/in vitro methodologies, and/or use of low-cost tools in their work.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/12/2023
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California State University, Dominguez Hills

Carson,  CA 90747
United States
Dr. Kevin Montes